MoEYS Cambodia and European Union in Cambodia to assess the safe re-opening of schools in Siem Reap,

14/10/2020 - 13:12
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The Minister of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS), the European Union Ambassador to Cambodia, and UNICEF’s Representative jointly travelled to Siem Reap to assess the progress Cambodian schools are making in re-opening safely.

The European Union has contributed €2 million to Cambodia’s on the safe re-opening of schools and the continued education of children, as part of the support to the COVID-19 response and recovery. Through this support, a nationwide back to school campaign has been launched by MoEYS and UNICEF, providing practical guidance to children, parents, teachers and school personnel on making schools as safe as possible and reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission. This campaign will continue through 2021, expanding to include valuable and engaging information not only to make schools safe but also a healthy and caring environment for children to learn and thrive.

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